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Freshfield Primary School

*** Whilst 100% will always be our target, we expect attendance to be 97% minimum (exclusive of COVID-related absence). ***

Welcome to

Freshfield Primary School

‘Committed to Excellence: we inspire, grow and thrive together.’

Freshfield Nursery

In September 2017 the Government extended the free childcare entitlement for working parents of 3 and 4 year olds from 15 hours per week to 30 hours per week.


To check if you are eligible, please visit


We offer the following core options:


Option 1 - 30 hours

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday all day 8.45 am to 3.15pm


Option 2 - 30 hours

Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday all day between 7.30 am and 6.00 pm


Option 3 - 30 hours

Wednesday, Thursday & Friday all day between 7.30 am and 6.00 pm


Option 4 - 15 hours

Monday & Tuesday all day 8.45 am to 3.15 pm and Wednesday morning 8.45 am - 11.45 am


Option 5 - 15 hours

Wednesday afternoon 12.15 pm - 3.15 pm and all day Thursday & Friday 8.45 am - 3.15 pm 


A charge will be incurred for Breakfast (£2.10) and After School snack (£2.10) if choosing option 2 or 3.

A packed lunch will need to be provided for all options.


If choosing option 4 or 5, there is also the opportunity to purchase a regular Wednesday morning/Wednesday afternoon at an additional cost of £15 per session (subject to availability).



Our breakfast/after school club, Field Days, is also available for Nursery children starting at 7.30 am and finishing at 6.00 pm each day.  Sessions are charged at £5 for breakfast and £10 for after school per day.



If you would like further information regarding any of the above, please contact the School office on 01704-876567.


We welcome applications from when your child is 18 months.




A Nursery application form and Field Days registration form can be found below.









Department for Education News Story - Benefits of 30 Hours Childcare

Field Days Registration Form